The Q&A Archives: Fertilizer and Water for Jasmine

Question: How much water do night-blooming jasmine need, and do they need to be fertilized?

Answer: Cestrum nocturnum (night blooming jasmine) is an evergreen shrub with night-blooming white flower clusters. As the flowers open in the evening, a lovely, bold fragrance is emitted. Likes constantly moist soil and full sun. Can tolerate some shade. Spring fertilization is recommended, as well as monthly feeding during the growing season. Use an all purpose garden fertilizer, in amounts as suggested on the package. To maintain it's compact growth, pinch foliage and cut back hard after flowering.

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